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DuPont Co., Carney's Point photographs, circa 1925
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.008
Extent:   2 items
Abstract:   E.I. du Pont de Nemours Powder Company was organized as an operating company to consolidate approximately 100 explosives manufacturers controlled by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. This collection features two photographs of the DuPont Smokeless Poweder Works float entered in the 1925 250th Anniversary parade in Salem, New Jersey.
Hagley Yard buildings, DuPont Company offices and laboratory, and powder labels, circa 1890-1928
Creator: Macklem, J.W.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.011
Extent:   32 items
Abstract:   This collection of John William Macklem contains 15 photographs of structures in the Hagley Yards after they closed in 1921, DuPont Company office staff in Equitable Building, Wilmington, Delaware, and 16 gunpowder labels for A.F. & Co. FF gunpowder and DuPont superfine HFg gun powder.
Lea family photograph collection, circa 1845-circa 1920
Creator: Lea family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.012
Extent:   1.0 linear foot
Abstract:   Thomas Lea (1759-1833), the son-in-law of miller Joseph Tatnall, passed on the Tatnall-Lea grain mills in Wilmington, Delaware to his son William Lea. In 1864, William Lea brought his sons Henry and Preston into the firm, changing the name to William Lea & Sons Company. This collection includes portraits of members of the Lea and related families. These include such family names as Tatnall, Warner, Preston, Ferris, Downing, Spruance, Lovett, Moore, Bush, Ely, and others.
James F. Allee, Jr. photographs, circa 1900
Creator: Allee, Elheurah J.; Farmer's Bank of the State of Delaware
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.013
Extent:   6 items
Abstract:   James F. Allee, Jr. (1884-1956), was a lawyer and publisher from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware. This collection contains six photographic prints from the J.F. Allee papers.
May B. Kenney collection of photographs, circa 1860
Creator: Kenney, Mae B.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.014
Extent:   7 items
Abstract:   Contains photographic prints from a family who once resided in Laurel, Delaware.
Francis I. du Pont portrait, undated
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.015
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Francis I. du Pont (1873-1942) was a chemist, inventor, and stockbroker most celebrated for his involvement with the partnership of Francis I. du Pont and Company, stockbrokers in New York, and the Delaware Chemical Engineering Company in Wilmington. This collection contains a color photograph of a portrait of Francis I. du Pont painted by Gordon Stevenson.
The war between the United States and Mexico illustrated, copy photographs, 1851
Creator: Boyot Lithographers; Nebel, Carl, 1805-1855
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.017
Extent:   12 items
Abstract:   This collection contains photographic prints of illustrations from George Wilkins Kendall's The war between the United States and Mexico, a publication from 1851.
Marguerite du Pont Lee family photographs, undated
Creator: Lee, Marguerite du Pont, 1862-1936
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.021
Extent:   4 items
Abstract:   Marguerite du Pont Lee (1862-1936) was a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who founded the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company with his son Eleuthere Irenee du Pont (1771-1834) in 1802. The E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. This small collection consists of four items belonging to Marguerite du Pont Lee. Two individual portraits, a photograph of a gate, and a decorative leaf.
Collection of wedding cakes and caterers photographs, circa 1925-1946
Creator: McConnell, Edith N.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.026
Extent:   13 items
Abstract:   Collection consists of 13 black and white prints, mostly dating from circa 1945.
John Farrell Metten collection, 1969
Creator: Metten, William F., Jr.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.029
Extent:   58 items
Abstract:   John Farrell Metten (1873-1968) was a marine engineer and shipbuilding industry executive. This collection contains photographic prints, postcards, documents, drawings, and an identification card pertaining to the career of John Farrell Metten and views of Naval ships built at the New York Shipbuilding Company, Camden, N.J.
Sawmill/gristmill at Monocacy Creek, Pennsylvania photographs, 1969
Creator: Howard, Robert, (staff)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.034
Extent:   4 items
Abstract:   The Gristmill of Monocacy Creek was founded in 1807 and is located along the Monocacy Creek in Southeastern Pennsylvania. This collection contains 4 photographic prints of equipment from the mill, specifically an up and down sawmill.
Jackson and Sharp Company photographs, before 1902
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.036
Extent:   6 items
Abstract:   The Jackson and Sharp Company, a manufacturer of railroad passenger cars, was incorporated in Delaware on February 24, 1869, as the successor to the partnership of Jackson & Sharp. This collection contains copy photographic prints of the company plant.
Regulator clocks in antique shop photographs, circa 1870
Creator: Howard, Robert (staff)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.038
Extent:   3 items
Abstract:   Regulator, or pendulum, clocks were commonplace within domestic settings during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This collection contains photographic prints of different style regulator clocks photographed in an unknown antique shop.
Maurice du Pont Lee collection of du Pont family photographs, 1871-1925, undated
Creator: du Pont family.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.043
Extent:   12 items
Abstract:   Alexis I. du Pont (1816-1857) was the youngest child of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), the founder of the DuPont Company, and was a partner in E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (1837-1857). This collection contains thirteen photographic items, gifted by Maurice du Pont Lee, that are part of a larger collection of du Pont family materials (Accession 1128).
Hagley Museum and Library Public Relations photographs, undated
Creator: Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.045
Extent:   57 items
Abstract:   In an ongoing effort to promote the organization, Hagley's Public Relations Department documents various Museum and Library events. This collection contains 78 photographic prints, collected by Hagley's Public Relations Department, that depict the Drew Pyle School Group visit in 1977, rooms from the Eleutherian Mills Residence, the Museum's Papermaking exhibit, and the Narrow Gauge Railroad on the Hagley property.
Rowe family photographs, circa 1920s
Creator: Rowe family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.046
Extent:   4 items
Abstract:   This collection includes four copy photographic prints of Rowe family photographs, featuring large group portraits in unidentified settings, presumably the Village of Henry Clay area.
House on Breck's Lane, Delaware photographs, circa 1820
Creator: Herzog, Frank (staff)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.048
Extent:   10 items
Abstract:   170 Breck's Lane was owned by W.W. Laird and served as workers' housing. William Winder "Chick” Laird, Jr. (1910-1989) was a director of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and a financial advisor, starting his own brokerage firm in Wilmington, Delaware. This collection contains 20 photographic prints of various interior and exterior architectural views of 170 Breck's Lane before architectural rennovations by the owner.
Vue générale du Jardin des Plantes lithograph, undated
Creator: Deroy, Isidore Laurent, 1797-1886
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.049
Extent:   3 items
Abstract:   Le jardin des Plantes remains one of France's premier botanical gardens. This collection contains 1 lithograph color print and 2 photographic b&w prints featuring an aerial view of le Jardin des Plantes in Paris, France.
Belin House photographs, undated
Creator: Herzog, Frank (staff)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.055
Extent:   4 items
Abstract:   The Belin house of Hagley Yards, Wilmington, Delaware, served as the Mill Superintendant's Home, Brandywine Plant, across from Hagley Office. This collection contains 4 photographic prints of various exterior architectural views of the Belin House.
Major Reybold (ship) photograph of painting, 1852-1907
Creator: Reybold, John B., Col.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.057
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Major Reybold was an iron excursion steamer, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This collection contains a photographic copy print of a painting of the steamship.
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